The State of Texas requires all child care operations to obtain a license or permit to provide child care. Information on the requirements on how to become a Day Care or Residential Care Provider, Exemption Request materials and additional Child Care Regulation Resources can be found below.
Child Day Care
Child Care Exemptions
The programs exempt from regulation by Child Care Regulation fall into four categories:
- Program and facilities regulated by other government entities;
- Programs of limited duration;
- Educational facilities and programs;
- Miscellaneous programs.
Visit Licensing Exemptions for exemption request forms and frequently asked questions related to exemptions.